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Hugh Patrick Mellon

MELLON, Hugh Patrick - At St. Joseph's Hospice on Sunday, August 10, 2014 Hugh Patrick Mellon in his 59th year. Dear brother of James Mellon, Paul Mellon, Mary Elizabeth Mellon, and Mark (Doreen McAuley) Mellon. Proud uncle of Emily Mellon. Predeceased by his parents Harold and Mary Mellon. Visitors will be received at JOHN T. DONOHUE FUNERAL HOME, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, on Thursday, August 14th from 2-4 and 7-9 o’clock. Funeral Mass at St. Peter's Basilica, 196 Dufferin Avenue on Friday, August 15th at 10am. Cremation to follow. Prayers Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, donations to King’s College (Scholarship Fund), St. Joseph's Hospice or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.12824063
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Posted by Bryan Card (Former Student) On Monday, April 20, 2015
I am saddened to read of Dr. Mellon's passing in the King's Herald. Hugh was most generous of both guidance and knowledge in his time at King's, and was a favourite professor of political science but it is his good humour and pleasant smile that remain in my memory. Please accept my sincerest condolences.
A Wise and Gentle Soul
Posted by Brian Ebel (Friend and Former Student) On Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Hugh was my TA at Queen's in 1986, before he became Dr. Mellon. We also lived together in Ottawa in the summer of 1990 when he worked for a Royal Commission. I remember his incredible wealth of knowledge about Canadian politics, and I also know that this self-styled "poor kid from Moncton" was kind, thoughtful and friendly to everybody. He repeatedly annihilated me in chess, but was always encouraging and never made me feel the humilation that was my due. He was that kind of a gentle soul.
I remember
Posted by Jerome Donahue (First cousin) On Saturday, August 16, 2014
I remember spending time with Hugh growing up. He was a Leafs fan, I liked the Habs. He liked the Conservatives and I liked the Liberals. We always got along and I can't remember a time when we ever got mad at each other. We didn't stay in touch as we should have but as I write this condolence, I miss him already. I'm glad I was your cousin.


Our deepest condolences
Posted by Dianne, Barry, Jillian and Rebecca (cousin) On Friday, August 15, 2014
Dear James,Paul,Beth,Mark,Doreen and dear Emily,

We are so sorry for the loss of your wonderful brother and uncle. What beautiful tributes are on here from Hugh's collegues and friends and students. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Hugh Brought Happiness to Many
Posted by Roy Ernst (New Horizons Music) On Friday, August 15, 2014
I enjoyed many conversations with Hugh at New Horizons events. He always had a smile and a cheerful comment. I will miss him. Roy

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